Monthly Archive: May 2015

Renewable energy agency rapped in CAG inspection

The office of the Union Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) has questioned the capacity addition got done by Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (Ireda),  leading lender to the clean energy sector. It notes Ireda’s share...

World Bank arm to partner IREDA for energy projects

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private financing arm of the World Bank, has said it would partner the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) to provide infrastructure financing for energy projects in India....

New policy for solar plant land: Majithia

While inaugurating a 4MW solar power plant at Nangla, Bathinda, Punjab’s renewable energy minister Bikram Singh Majithia declared that the state government has decided to safeguard the interests of farmers going in for solar...

Karnataka gets its cheapest solar power plant

he historic site of Shivanasamudra, which has Asia’s first hydroelectric station, is set to become a hub of solar power as Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL) is in the process of commissioning a 10...

Land woes may stall N-power blitz

NEW DELHI: Seeking to move aggressively on a low-carbon growth path, India has set a target to nearly double its nuclear power capacity in next four years and increase it by almost eleven times...

Need land to dump waste immediately: Sasan Power

Sasan Power Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Power, has said if the Madhya Pradesh government doesn’t take immediate steps to ensure land for dumping the overburden (waste) from coal mines, the company’s operations...